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Kaufman Friends Nominated for Tony and Drama Desk Awards

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It’s exciting to see so many friends of Kaufman Music Center nominated for Tony and Drama Desk Awards this year!
 

Bridges of Madison County composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown (picturd above) leads the pack with Tony nominations for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations, and Drama Desk nominations for Outstanding Orchestrations and Outstanding Musical.

Tony Nominees (awards ceremony June 8)


Nick Cordero, Broadway Close Up alum
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, Bullets Over Broadway

Joshua Henry, Broadway Close Up alum
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, Violet

Alan Menken, Broadway Playhouse alum
Best Original Score, Aladdin


Drama Desk Nominees (awards ceremony June 1)


Bobby Steggert, Broadway Close Up alum
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Big Fish

Alan Menken, Broadway Playhouse alum
Outstanding Music, Aladdin

Nico Muhly, Ecstatic Music Festival alum
Outstanding Music in a Play, The Glass Menagerie